Application Period is Open!
Under Section 319(h) of the Clean Water Act, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources offers subgrants intended to help restore and protect waters that have been impaired or threatened by nonpoint source pollution. The purpose of the funding is to support planning for and implementing on-the-ground practices that control, reduce or manage nonpoint source pollution as described in the Missouri Nonpoint Source Management Plan. The funding is available to help organizations with watershed planning or implementing activities as described in a department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-accepted 9-element watershed based plan or alternative plan under certain specific conditions.
Funding is provided by EPA as subgrants through the department. Project funding is contingent on annual federal funding of the state grant. In early January each year, the department issues a request for proposals, soliciting applications for potential nonpoint source watershed planning or watershed based plan implementation subgrant projects.
Information and Assistance
The department’s Section 319 Nonpoint Source Program staff are available to answer questions. You may also contact the department's Watershed Protection Section at 573-751-5723.